This years Arrow Video FrightFest lineup in London will include Guillermo del Toro-produced Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark and Sam Raimi-produced Crawl.
The 20th edition of the genre event will unspool at the Cineworld Leicester Square and The Prince Charles Cinema from Aug 22 – Aug 26. There will be 20 world premieres, 20 international premieres and 28 UK premieres.
Attendees are set to include Dario Argento, who will present a special screening of his giallo pic Tenebrae, and The Soska Sisters with their world premiere Rabid, a reimagining of the cult Cronenberg pic of the same name.
The event will kick off with the UK premiere of Ant Timpsons Come To Daddy, starring Elijah Wood, and will close with the world premiere of Abner Pastolls crime story A Good Woman Is Hard To Find. Among other movies to screen will be Radio Silences thriller Ready Or Not; Pedro C. Alonsos captive chiller Feedback with Eddie Marsan; Eli Roth-produced grindhouse-inspired Haunt; and Jason Mewes Madness In The Method, starring Mewes, Vinnie Jones, Kevin Smith, Teri Hatcher, Dean Cain and with a final on-screen appearance from Stan Lee.
FrightFest will also feature the UK premiere of Girl On The Third Floor, the directorial debut of producer Travis Stevens; Darlin, the directorial debut of Pollyanna McIntosh; Seann William Scott-starrer Bloodline; the European premiere of Tales From The Lodge, Abigail Blackmores portmanteau shocker starring Mackenzie Crook and Johnny Vegas; Carl Strathes Dark Encounter with Laura Fraser and Alice Lowe; aRead More – Source